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by Puddle
Thu Jun 24, 2021 8:40 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: webDiplomacy.net new server
Replies: 106
Views: 25425

Re: webDiplomacy.net new server

Since about 3:00pm Eastern (it's now 4:39pm) the site has been accessible for about 30 of the last 100 minutes, split into several even shorter spans. And I just had another Bot game draw for no orders entered. The site is significantly less functional than prior to the server migration.
by Puddle
Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: webDiplomacy.net new server
Replies: 106
Views: 25425

Re: webDiplomacy.net new server

So I'm seeing Timed Out Connections, and or Connection Rejected errors since the switch to the new server much more frequently than before. Typically about 1-2 times an hour I'm unable to access the site for 10-15 minutes. I'm also seeing a lot more unexpected Draws in Bot Games, typically during a ...
by Puddle
Thu May 27, 2021 3:34 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Welcome to Feedback and Bug Reports!
Replies: 27
Views: 6399

Re: Welcome to Feedback and Bug Reports!

I play a lot of Bit games and I'd say I see Italy open against Austria too often, but far short of everytime. In a very small number of instances where Turkey/Russia opens against the other and then don't change course this could work for Italy. In the 1 human/6 bot games an Italian open against Aus...
by Puddle
Thu May 27, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Why don't points add up?
Replies: 2
Views: 2285

Re: Why don't points add up?

You know I was kinda wondering about this myself. My page reflects 60 points currently in Play, but I have no active games?
by Puddle
Wed May 05, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bots not entering orders
Replies: 27
Views: 6312

Re: Bots not entering orders

Is anyone on the site team looking into this?
by Puddle
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:50 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Bots not entering orders
Replies: 27
Views: 6312

Re: Bots not entering orders

It's been this way since processing resumed after the outage Sunday/Monday. The Bots always seem to stop processing whenever the site encounters general order processing issues and puts everything on hold. FairBot always seems to be unaffected though.
by Puddle
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Development Feedback
Replies: 98
Views: 26285

Re: Development Feedback

@bo_sox48, Basically yea. For examples, let's say I'm playing a live game and there's 1 minute left on the timer and I can tell France hasn't entered any orders, so I go ahead and use my extension to give France more time to get the orders in. France comes back in time and sees a message from me say...
by Puddle
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Development Feedback
Replies: 98
Views: 26285

Re: Development Feedback

So this is in the same vein as the recent Emergency Pause feature added, but would address the more day-to-day issues and hopefully prevent the need for pauses in most circumstances: Allow each player in a game to have a single 'Extend Phase Length' option. This would add to the current phase time o...
by Puddle
Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Introducing Emergency Pauses
Replies: 8
Views: 3272

Re: Introducing Emergency Pauses

This is a great addition to the site and I applaud the dev team for putting this in!
by Puddle
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Pausing for Natural Disasters
Replies: 11
Views: 6322

Re: Pausing for Natural Disasters

Wait were supposed to get bad weather??
by Puddle
Fri Apr 12, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: SkyCon1
Replies: 17
Views: 5574

Re: SkyCon1

Ah, it let me plug in the code on the site and showed all units sold out, I'll give them a call tomorrow and see if the discounts enough to swing it. Would definitely like to see what all the F2F hype is about!
by Puddle
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: SkyCon1
Replies: 17
Views: 5574

Re: SkyCon1

I have to admit, I was tempted by this enough to check lodging rates, but between that being a bad time to take off from work, and being about a $1100 trip in lodging and airfare, I think I'll have to pass on the inaugural and hope for a SkyCon2.
by Puddle
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Reliability Ratings with teeth
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Reliability Ratings with teeth

Yeah I second Scrutinizer's sentiment. I've been on this site for over a decade and while it was a great site back when I joined it's only improved since then. The people running this place know what they're doing
by Puddle
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Face to Face Diplomacy
Topic: WDC 2020 - 11/6-11/8
Replies: 16
Views: 3925

Re: WDC 2020 - 11/6-11/8

So is this November 2019 or November 2020?

Just confused by the timing along with "WDC 2020" in the header. Are Diplo tournaments like car model years?
by Puddle
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Welcome to Feedback and Bug Reports!
Replies: 27
Views: 6399

Re: Welcome to Feedback and Bug Reports!

It seems like it may not be that difficult to code (in terms of the logic, I'm not speaking to the actual code running the site). The main issue I see is that it would probably require a fairly significant change to whatever code generates the order boxes for a player. This would require that instea...
by Puddle
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Reliability Ratings with teeth
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Reliability Ratings with teeth

I mean the reliability rating minimum on new games does this, but new players do start with a reliability rating of 100%. It seems like the only options to address this would be adding an option to also require a minimum number of games completed in addition to the minimum RR rating, or assigning an...
by Puddle
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Tournaments
Topic: ODC 2019 Tournament Start
Replies: 399
Views: 79074

Re: ODC 2019 Tournament Start

Another get finished! Just so I make sure I understand, how many tournament points did each player earn from this?

http://webdiplomacy.net/board.php?gameID=236437
by Puddle
Fri Mar 22, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Artificial intelligence in 1v1 diplomacy
Replies: 49
Views: 10179

Re: Artificial intelligence in 1v1 diplomacy

I do so enjoy a game of, "You don't know what you're talking about! No, YOU don't know what you're talking about!" In the interest of advancing this discussion, here is the wikipedia page for Nash Equilibrium:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nash_equilibrium
by Puddle
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Diplomacy Advice
Topic: Artificial intelligence in 1v1 diplomacy
Replies: 49
Views: 10179

Re: Artificial intelligence in 1v1 diplomacy

@BobMcBob, I would think that the task of teaching the AI how to Gunboat would be quite a bit simpler than teaching it how to play full press. Setting aside the need to pass the Turing Test to really be able to play full press, even just doing something like what Albert does wouldn't be quite a step...